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Why I will not “vaccine” mandate my staff.

Why I will not “vaccine” mandate my staff.

Some South African companies are now threatening their staff with the “no jab, no job” choice. Herewith why my employees will never have to face that choice. First, I believe that every person has medical sovereignty. It is their decision what medical interventions they choose

How regenerative agriculture can feed South Africa.

How regenerative agriculture can feed South Africa.

The only way to feed the 9 billion by 2050 is to produce our food conventionally. In other words we must tolerate caged animal agriculture and soil destructive, pesticide heavy grain growing methods. This is the great lie that is so ubiquitous you can ask

7,101 tonnes of CO2 sequestered on our farm since 2017

7,101 tonnes of CO2 sequestered on our farm since 2017

You can directly influence climate change by choosing what you eat. Ecologically things just keep getting better on our farm. The most comprehensive measure of whether you are farming regeneratively or destructively (there is no middle ground in farming) is what is happening to the

The lockdown is a terrible mistake

The lockdown is a terrible mistake

Condolences to the family of the first victim in South Africa. These are my personal views, not those of any of my colleagues on the farm nor of my landlord, Spier. There are many reasons why this a terrible mistake. The government has condemned our

My experience with live vaccines revisited. Aborted human fetal cells.

My experience with live vaccines revisited. Aborted human fetal cells.

When I read this article https://healthimpactnews.com/2017/world-renowned-genetics-doctor-sees-relationship-between-fetal-cells-used-in-vaccines-and-increasing-autism-rates/ this week about the use of aborted human fetal cells being used in the MMR vaccine I went back to September 2016 when I wrote the article below for Longevity Magazine. Everything I wrote in that article remains the same

Waste is a wonderful thing. Chicken feathers as soil food.

Waste is a wonderful thing. Chicken feathers as soil food.

We are more than a year into mulching our vineyards with chicken feathers. What started off as an experiment is now a cornerstone of our vineyard management program. A mulch is a soil cover of organic material. We tried for years to find sheep’s wool

You and your money. Essential course for all workers.

You and your money. Essential course for all workers.

The single biggest stress for our farm workers is money management. Thankfully Louisa le Roux, pictured below with our vineyard staff, has designed an excellent course. She, amongst others, draws on psychology, explains the difference between wants and needs and the different types of saving